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Featured: Kareen from Project Chimps | Photo by: Fred Rubio
NAPSA is proud to share the collective expertise of its members in national and global news media.
Nine Ex-Research Chimpanzees Retired to Chimp Haven Sanctuary
There are over 200 chimpanzees in medical laboratories across the US, mostly government-owned and awaiting retirement. Chimp Haven, a 200-acre forested sanctuary in Louisiana, has received a new cohort to join the hundreds of chimps already in residence.
N.I.H. to End Backing for Invasive Research on Chimps
The National Institutes of Health announced that it would end its support for invasive research on chimpanzees and retire the 50 chimps that it had set aside for future biomedical research.
America’s Chimp Problem
Where should laboratory apes go to retire?
Boom in Retiring Lab Chimpanzees Fills New Sanctuaries with Apes
As U.S. laboratories phase out the use of chimps, former research subjects fill specially designed facilities
Happy Father’s Day to These Amazing Primate Dads
Now, let’s hear it for the boys: the alpha males, the dads, the males who spent years in biomedical research laboratories, the entertainment industry, and the pet trade before arriving in North American primate sanctuaries. Update: This is an archived article. As of July 1, 2018, Chimps Inc is no longer a member of NAPSA.
Chimp-Painted Art is Expressive, Even When Painted by Tongue
We enlisted six member organizations of the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance, and asked if a chimp at each facility would create and submit a piece of art. Modern, impressionist, abstract expressionist, still life with banana. It was their prerogative. Update: This is an archived article. As of July 1, 2018, Chimps Inc. is no longer a member of NAPSA.
Art Created by Chimps Featured in Contest to Benefit Sanctuaries
Renowned primatologist Jane Goodall and public to vote for their favorite chimp art. Update: This is an archived article. As of July 1, 2018, Chimps Inc. is no longer a member of NAPSA.